Amlash Terracotta Pouring Vessel

Amlash Terracotta Pouring Vessel
Circa 1st millennium - 8th century BC

A finely moulded Amlash terracotta pouring vessel featuring a prominent sprout extending from its globular body. The vessel has acylindrical neck leading to a wide opening with a straight rim and an applied handle bridging the neck and the body.

The term ‘Amlash Culture’, has generally been used to designate material cultures excavated at Gilan, an archaeological site of ancient Iran, and refers to a group of Iron Age pottery and metal executions with a strong visual character. Most of the Amlash pottery vessels are believed to have been stylistically and typologically inspired by bronze wares of the same period.

Measurements: 19.5cm width, 16.3cm height

Provenance: Ex London collection, formed pre 1992.

Lot details
Pouring Vessel
Century/ Timeframe
Circa 1st millennium - 8th century BC
Good Condition, See Photo
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